Pawn shops existed in ancient China in 1000 BCE and various Mediterranean civilization in 600 BCE. Continue reading
China’s population reached 1 billion people in 1987. Continue reading
A Chinese commercial ship sailed from China to the southern port Kaohsiung, Taiwan on April 19, 1997. Continue reading
According to the Chinese book The Ocean of Jade China was observing sunspots. Continue reading
The Taoist religious community, T'ien-shih Tao (the Way of the Celestial Master), was founded in Sichuan province, China in 142 CE by the first patriarch Chang Ling. Continue reading
Taoist philosopher Li Erh was bestowed the title of Laozi or ‘Master Lao’. Continue reading
At the beginning of the ninth century BCE, the Chinese made a distilled liquor called rice beer.
Odoric of Pordenone, OFM (1286–1331), also known as Odorico Mattiussi or Mattiuzzi, was an Italian late-medieval Franciscan friar and missionary explorer. Continue reading